RuneScape:Events Team/Strategies/Commander Zilyana
Note: This is the normal mode version of the fight. For information regarding the hard mode version, see here.
Getting there[edit source]
Commander Zilyana is within God Wars Dungeon, and it is recommended to at least have Trollheim Teleport (Lunar) unlocked. You can also use God wars teleport or a Max Guild boss portal tuned to Commander Zilyana. From Trollheim, climb down the cliffsides go north past the thrower trolls, past the large rock, and down the entrance into the dungeon near the wolves. Once there, run east and climb down the rocks into Saradomin's Encampment - this requires 70 Agility, which is not boostable.
To get into the boss room, you need 40 Saradomin followers inside the dungeon. This can be done anywhere in the dungeon. All monsters in the dungeon are aggressive to those that do not display an item of allegiance to their god. The shard of Zaros, Ancient Book, and any piece of equipment dropped by Nex will render all combatants in the main dungeon docile. For a full list of protection items, see God Wars Dungeon#God-related protection.
In general, GWD1 bosses are extremely easy in a mass, even the hard mode versions, so it doesn't really matter what gear you bring.
The fight[edit source]
Commander Zilyana can attack with melee and magic, and her body guards each fight with 1 specific style — all together, covering the entire combat triangle. Literally just hit her until she dies, then repeat for the rest of the event. Don't go overboard on gear or food or familiars because you really won't need much at all.